I never knew he was ill till the word of his death came.
How much simpler life had been before word of his father's death had reached him.
Brenner received word of Wight's death while in the hospital.
The day before we received word of his death, I was sent a packet by courier.
Guiscard and word of the king's death had already arrived.
No one knows who the Hand was, as always, but word of his death still did get out.
But the officer was bringing word of her death.
They were waking for word of my death, then they'd have killed Hunslett or kept him prisoner.
She was said to have suffered such a shock from word of his death that it caused her to go into premature labor.
After she'd received the word of Jeff's death, she'd come down to the waterfront often.